Georgia Southern Eagles

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The Georgia Southern Eagles are the athletic teams of Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, Georgia. The Eagles compete in the Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) (formerly I-A) and are members of the NCAA Division I Sun Belt Conference. Prior to joining the Sun Belt Conference in 2014, the Eagles were members of the Trans America Athletic Conference (presently known as the ASUN Conference) and the Southern Conference (SoCon). During their time at the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS/I-AA) level, the Eagles won six national championships.


Georgia Southern Eagles college football
First Season
Team History
Georgia Southern Eagles (1982-present)
South Georgia Teachers Blue Tide (1930-41)
Georgia Normal Blue Tide (1924-29)
Sun Belt Conference (2014-present)
Southern Conference (1992-2013)
Independent (1924-41, 1982-91)
Paulson Stadium (1984-present)
Womack Stadium (1982-83)
Key People
Players • Coaches

Media guides and yearbooks by season

Media guides

2010s 2014
2020s 2021

Men's Basketball

Georgia Southern Eagles men's college basketball
First Season
Team Name History
Georgia Southern Eagles (1926-present)
Sun Belt Conference (2014-present)
Southern Conference (1992-2014)
Hanner Fieldhouse (1969-present)
Key People
Players • Coaches

Media guides and yearbooks

Media guides

1990s 1993-94
Sun Belt Conference
Full members Appalachian State Mountaineers • Arkansas State Red Wolves • Coastal Carolina Chanticleers • Georgia Southern Eagles • Georgia State Panthers • James Madison Dukes • Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns • Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks • Marshall Thundering Herd • Old Dominion Monarchs • South Alabama Jaguars • Southern Miss Golden Eagles • Texas State Bobcats • Troy Trojans
Football Venues S.B. Ballard Stadium